Sir Philip Green

The Waugh Zone March 1, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, March 1… 1) FIRST CUCK-COUP OF SPRING It’s PMQs day again and the first day of spring. And al...

Philip Green Must Pay: Justice Through Protest

Homesick Mick | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
Homesick Mick

I will be taking to the streets and setting up camp outside Topshop's flagship store on Oxford Street, London, to make my point and speak on behalf of the BHS employees who have been wronged. I want to draw a crowd.

Plan To Seize Sir Philip Green's £100m Superyacht

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Politics

Sir Philip Green’s superyacht could be seized to pay the pensions of BHS workers under a radical new plan unveiled by MPs. The Commons Work and Pens...

MPs Vote To Strip 'Billionaire Spiv' Sir Philip Green Of His Knighthood

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK

MPs have unanimously backed a call for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood during a three-hour debate in which he was labelled a “bill...

Philip Green Is 'Very Sorry' For People Who Lost Their Jobs When BHS Collapsed

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK

Sir Philip Green has said he is “very, very, very sorry” for the “hardship and sadness” of thousands of people who lost their jobs when BHS co...

The Collapse Of BHS Must Be A Lesson to All Retailers

Ewan Somerville | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK
Ewan Somerville

Ultimately, the collapse of BHS rests mainly in Sir Philip Green's hands, not only because of what he did, but crucially what he didn't do, leaving BHS drowning in today's retail ocean.

Watch Sir Philip Green Lose His Rag At Sky News Reporter

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

Sir Philip Green has completely lost it at a Sky News reporter attempting to question the retail billionaire about the collapse of BHS. The clash on a...

Our Honours System Clearly Needs to Be Reformed - Here's How

Ian Baxter | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK Politics
Ian Baxter

Let's go back to the beginning. Recipients of honours should be exceptional people who have made an outstanding contribution to the UK and in doing so have set an example for the rest of us to follow. It isn't enough to be good at what you do, there has to be some sense of giving back to your community as well.

Sir Philip's Reputation Is Trashed - Humility Is His Only Weapon Now

Tim Jotischky | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK
Tim Jotischky

The only way Sir Philip can re-build his reputation is the hard way. Eleven thousand people lost their jobs as a result of the collapse of BHS, leaving a £571million hole in its pension fund... The time for belligerence is over. Sir Philip needs to learn how to do humility. It may not come naturally to him, but it is his only option.

The Conduct of the Likes of Sir Philip Green Is an Affront to Every Hardworking Business Owner in This Country

Jon Trickett | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK Politics
Jon Trickett

If Philip Green, the man who stands accused of bringing one of the UK's iconic high street brands to its knees, was to have a motto it would be: 'He knows the price of everything. But the value of nothing'.

Sir Philip Green Threatens To Sue Frank Field MP

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Politics

An MP has said former BHS boss Sir Philip Green should stop “messing around” and “write a big cheque” after the retail tycoon threatened to su...

Sir Philip Green Could Join This Hall Of Infamy If He's Stripped Of His Knighthood

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK

Calls are growing for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood after a blistering joint Commons select committee report branded the businessm...

Sir Philip Green's Knighthood Reviewed After BHS Collapse

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK

Former BHS boss Sir Philip Green’s knighthood is being reviewed in the wake of the store chain’s collapse, it has been disclosed. A Cabinet Office...

Philip Green Tells Tory MP To Stop Looking At Him Weirdly In Bizarre Committee Exchange

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Politics

Sir Philip Green interrupted a Commons committee hearing on Tuesday to tell a Tory MP to stop looking at him funnily. The former boss of BHS was calle...

BHS - The 'Dead Store Walking' That Never Really Had a Chance

Ian Middleton | Posted 29.04.2017 | UK
Ian Middleton

Let's hope then that reports of viable rescue plans prove to be more than the wishful thinking of the administrators, and that if any part of the company can be saved, the future owners have pockets deep enough to allow them to concentrate on the business of retail rather than of finance.

Slashing Benefits Won't Make Entrepreneurs, IDS Warned

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith is "wrong" to suggest that the coalition's benefits cuts were helping create a new generation of entrepreneurs, a think-tank has war...

Jessica Elgot

Boycott Topshop, Says Brand | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

Russell Brand has launched a blistering attack on Sir Philip Green, the Topshop billionaire, accusing him of unethical tax avoidance, and urging peopl...

'What We Have Here Is A Ticking Time Bomb'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics

Theo Paphitis has called for a 2% sales tax to be imposed on shopkeepers and online retailers in order to save British high streets. The ex-Dragons...

Tycoon Ready To Sell Stake In Topshop

PA | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

Billionaire retailer Sir Philip Green is on the verge of selling a chunk of his fashion brand Topshop to US investors. The tycoon is in talks to of...

Chloe Green Spotted With Djibril Cisse

WENN | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home

Chloe Green seems to have a thing for premiership footballers - she's been spotted out on dates with QPR player Djibril Cisse. The daughter of Tops...

Made In Britain

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green has signalled a boost for the UK clothing industry by revealing that more homegrown firms now supplied his fashion emp...

Watching the Kopeks in Paris

Ella Krasner | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ella Krasner

After the trauma of missing Couture Week, I stayed on for a few days in Paris to browse the cruise collections with my friends Svetlana and Masha.

'Eat Some F***ing Carbs'

WENN | Posted 21.03.2012 | Home

Kate Moss and Gwyneth Paltrow butted their beautiful heads while celebrating Sir Philip Green's birthday in Mexico after the clean-living actress repo...

Role of Government in a Capitalist Society

Hugh Salmon | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

I cannot believe our politicians have only just realised that the role of government in a capitalist society is the most fundamental problem they need to solve.

The Week That Was

Carla Buzasi | Posted 26.01.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

In Topshop's Oxford Circus flagship store on Thursday evening, there was scant evidence of a company in trouble. In the queues on the lower-ground floor the word recession couldn't have appeared more out of place, with every teen, twenty-something, thirty-something and the rest clutching mounds of skinny jeans (red seemed a particularly popular choice), fake fur coats and sequin-embellished party dresses. Sir Philip Green might have spent the day defending his decision to close up to 260 Arcadia stores, but his Topshop-buying public were still doing their best to keep the company coffers full.